bort

noun
\ˈbȯrt \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of bort 

: imperfectly crystallized diamond or diamond fragments used as an abrasive

First Known Use of bort

1622, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bort

probably from Dutch boort

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